Browsing tag: Activision

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Call of Duty Championship This Week, Check Out the In-Game Qualifiers Recap Video News 20

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Activision, Treyarch, and competitive-level Call of Duty teams from around the world are preparing for the biggest Call of Duty competition ever, taking place this week, April 5-7, in Hollywood, California. The Call of Duty Championship will pit the top 32 teams in the Call of Duty community against each other in series of intense […]

Does the Future of Call of Duty Look Like This? Activision Unveils Next-Gen Character Rendering News 94

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During a recent presentation at this year’s Game Developers Conference, Activision technical director Jorge Jimenez took the stage to unveil and demonstrate the company’s “Next-Generation Character Rendering” technology which, while unlikely to be seen in a Call of Duty near you, is rather impressive nonetheless. As you can see in the video demonstration and slides […]

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2 Set To Introduce Micro Transactions Tomorrow, March 13 News 155

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Activision, publisher of the popular FPS series Call Of Duty, is set to introduce in-game purchases to Treyarch’s Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2 tomorrow, March 13. What exactly would Activision be offering with these small transactions? According to Activision’s Dan Amrich, via MVC, Black Ops 2 players can look forward to being able to […]

Call of Duty Will Remain Successful With “Big New Innovations” and “Big Appeal,” Says Activision CEO News 76

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Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg talks about the state that the billion dollar Call of Duty franchise currently finds itself in, and what the future holds for the series. Hirshberg made head of Activision Publishing in 2010 and has, since then, overseen a consistent billion dollar launch from the Call of Duty series annually, a streak […]

Destiny Not Included In 2013 Outlook, Confirms Activision News 17

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Bungie’s recently revealed decade-spanning IP Destiny will not ship this year, according to Activision. Confirmed during Destiny’s reveal yesterday, Bungie’s “next-generation game engine” will allow the title to come to life on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 as well as “future console platforms.” Initial details of the contract between Bungie and Activision suggested that Destiny […]

Call of Duty Online Enters Open Beta, Big Changes For China’s PC Gaming Market Ahead News 51

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Last July, Activision and Chinese Developer Tencent announced an online-only, free-to-play iteration of the popular Call of Duty series aimed at the Chinese audience. According to the announcement trailer, which you can view right here, it would be based on the Modern Warfare setting and would include maps from the original Modern Warfare and Modern […]

Activision Puts Its Pinky to Its Mouth, Black Ops 2 Earns $1 Billion in 15 Days News 61

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With his pinky to his mouth, CEO of Activision Blizzard Bobby Kotick grinned as he looked to his team and said with satisfaction, ‘1 billion dollars.’ Well, not quite. But, he that what he was thinking, surely. Today, Activision Blizzard announced that Treyarch’s Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 has cross the $1 billion mark in […]

Blizzard Confirms Diablo 3 Expansion But Gives No Time Frame News 3

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After some impressive sales figures reported in Activision Blizzard’s third quarter 2012 financial results, Blizzard president Mike Morhaime confirms the development of a Diablo III expansion, but gives no expected release time frame. As with Diablo and Diablo II, both titles which have received content add-ons a year after release, Diablo III seems to be following […]

Hurricane Sandy Disrupts Call of Duty Servers News 62

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The east coast of the United States has been, and continues to be, battered by an Atlantic super-storm named Sandy. While the worst has passed, many gaming and website servers housed in New York and the eastern coast have taken the brunt of it. Dan Amrich, the Activision public relations coordinator, has posted a helpful […]

CODCasting – Activision Wants that YouTube/MLG Monay News 26

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There’s no doubt that CODcasting in Black Ops II is going to change the way people make Call of Duty videos on YouTube.  There’s also no doubt that CODcasting is Activision’s way of edging into the competitive gaming scene in a way they’ve never done before.  The question is, will CODcasting and it’s bundled ELITE/livestreaming […]

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 New Title Update Across All Platforms News 45

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Modern Warfare 3 has been updated to “significantly reduce” latency spikes and further improve network performance across all platforms. The PS3, Xbox 360 and PC platforms have received their respective updates, Title Update 23 for the consoles and Patch 1.18 for the PC, today, only a month before Black Ops II hits the shelves. The update is […]

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 PS3 Elite October Drops Now Available News 14

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The final Modern Warfare 3 DLC drops have been released for PS3 ELITE subscribers. PC/PS3 non-subscribers will be able to download them and Content Collection 4 tomorrow, October 10. The maps are now available to download on the Playstation Store. Boardwalk, Parish and Gulch come in at 101MB, 99MB and 185MB respectively. The three brand new multiplayer […]

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